Lakat Island

IBA Criteria

Year of most recent IBA criteria assessment: 2005

Populations of IBA trigger species
Species Current IUCN Red List Category Season Year(s) of estimate Population estimate IBA Criteria Triggered
Dalmatian Pelican Pelecanus crispus NT winter 2004 25 individuals A4i, B1i, C2
Pygmy Cormorant Microcarbo pygmaeus LC winter 2004 68 individuals A1, C1
White-tailed Sea-eagle Haliaeetus albicilla LC resident 2004 1 breeding pairs C6

Note: This table presents the IBA criteria triggered and the species that triggered then at the time of assessment, the current IUCN Red List category may vary from that which was in place at that time.

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IBA Protection

Protected Area Designation Area (ha) Relationship with IBA Overlap with IBA (ha)
Persina Priroden Park 21,762 protected area overlaps with site 0
Persina Site of Community Importance (Habitats Directive) 25,684 protected area contains site 479
Ostrov Lakat Special Protection Area (Birds Directive) 1,261 is identical to site 1,261
Belene Islands Complex Ramsar Site, Wetland of International Importance 18,330 protected area overlaps with site 0

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Important Bird Areas factsheet: Lakat Island. Downloaded from on 27/03/2023.